Interviewing Potential Online Facilitators

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Hiring an online instructor or a facilitator is one of the most significant decisions you may make for your newly launched course. Be wary of face-to-face instructors eager to teach your online courses. Online teaching is not the same as face-to-face instruction. It requires certain personality traits that help an individual succeed in the online medium.

Online instruction naturally demands more online contact hours than face-to-face instruction. Candidates should also be able to express themselves better in writing. They should be prepared to provide on-going support beyond the office-hours indicated in their job description.

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Meet the team #2: Periklis Venakis the Software Architect

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You’ve enjoyed the platform, you’ve dug the features, you’ve appreciated the support and you loved the end product. It’s time to meet the people behind it all.

Continuing our series of behind-the-scenes posts that we kickstarted with an interview of our support guru, Eleftheria, meant to introduce the team that created eFrontPro, manages your private Clouds and keeps churning all these nice updates.

Today we’re talking with Periklis Venakis, eFrontPro’s software architect and all around nice guy.

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Meet the team #1: Eleftheria means freedom

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You’ve enjoyed the platform, you’ve dug the features, you’ve appreciated the support and you loved the end product.

It’s time to meet the people behind it all.

In this series of behind-the-scenes interviews, we’ll be introducing the team that created eFrontPro, is managing your private Clouds and keeps churning all those nice updates.

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Professional Support for an Open Source LMS: Interview with Athanasios Papagelis Co-founder & Technical Director at Epignosis Ltd

C.P.: What is one of the reasons that SMEs choose eFront as an eLearning solution?

Athanasios Papagelis – Co-founder & Technical Director at Epignosis Ltd:
One of the reasons that eFront is an extremely successful eLearning solution especially for medium organizations is the fact that is well supported. By saying well supported, I mean that eFront is professionally supported and although designed to last, our clients can always rely that someone is on hand if something does go wrong.

=> I will very much appreciate if you share your thoughts concerning the following question “Is Professional Support  IMPORTANT for an Open Source LMS?”

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